But he’s keenly aware their situation will be hard to duplicate: They met in Nigeria, immigrated to London and went on to raise three kids.
While Boyega didn’t say much about his dream woman, he’d like her to easily go between Peckham, in southeast London and Hollywood red carpets.
caught up with the Emmy winner, who was happy to meet up with her ex-boyfriend to talk. She was so miffed when I didn't get my act together." PHOTOS: Sarah Jessica Parker's Fabulous Footwear!
The actor took responsibility for the breakup in an interview with in 2008, telling the mag, "I liked to drink, and I had a drug problem, and that didn't jibe with Sarah Jessica, because it is the furthest thing from what she is. Both stars famously found love after they parted ways.
The Sirius XM radio host, 61, asked Downey Jr., 50, about the state of his relationship with Parker after he previously voiced plans to reach out to the star, also 50.
“My mom and dad have been together for 25 years, so that’s the system I will follow,” Boyega said.
“It’s nice to survive with your companion by your side.
"I would say, for Kiefer and I, [we] were almost always in a long-term, committed relationship and he is, and remains, a very disciplined guy despite whatever habits either of us had," he jokes.
“It taught me how I love,” she explained, “and what’s the difference between loving and taking care of people and what’s necessary and what grown-ups should and shouldn’t do for one other. You don‘t know you’re learning about it when you’re in it.
And maybe it taught me a little bit about being a parent, too, because the things that I ended up caring about and the way I cared for Downey, were things that might be more suitable for a parent.”“In a way,” she continued, “I’m asking myself those same questions now—I have an almost 14-year-old—so what I should and shouldn’t do for James Wilkie. When do I say, How are you going to develop your coping mechanisms if I’m fixing and when as a parent do I let go? You’re just in the day-to-day, caring about someone and loving them, and hopefully keeping them safe.”Unfortunately, there’s still no hard-and-fast manual for raising children and dating Robert Downey Jr.